Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Psychology skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Psychology over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Psychology
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 362 387
Rank change year-on-year +8 +25 -2
Contract jobs citing Psychology 18 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.097% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.12% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
South East median daily rate £395 £525 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.76% +55.56% -22.90%
10th Percentile £173 £288 £311
90th Percentile £472 £688 £417
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.56 £24.50 £24.23
% change year-on-year +12.47% +1.11% -

Psychology is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13848 13626 15658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.83% 82.61% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8310 8240 9341
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 544 607
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.58 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Psychology
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Psychology as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Psychology in the South East

Psychology
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Psychology in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Psychology in the South East

Psychology
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Psychology in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Psychology in the South East

Psychology
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Psychology in the South East

Psychology
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -9 6 £481 -3.75%
West Sussex -14 5 £409 -30.43%
Thames Valley - 4 £175 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £175 -
East Sussex - 3 £400 -
Psychology
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Psychology also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Psychology.

1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) User Experience
3 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (55.56%) Degree
3 10 (55.56%) Usability Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Scrum
5 8 (44.44%) Analytics
6 7 (38.89%) Cognitive Psychology
6 7 (38.89%) Google Analytics
6 7 (38.89%) Information Architecture
6 7 (38.89%) Market Research
7 6 (33.33%) Data Analytics
7 6 (33.33%) ClickTale
7 6 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (33.33%) CSS3
7 6 (33.33%) HTML5
7 6 (33.33%) Axure RP
7 6 (33.33%) jQuery
7 6 (33.33%) HTML
7 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (33.33%) Photoshop
7 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 6 (33.33%) Wireframes
7 6 (33.33%) Prototyping
8 5 (27.78%) Actionable Insight
8 5 (27.78%) Customer Insight
9 4 (22.22%) Actionable Customer Insight
10 3 (16.67%) Qualitative Research
10 3 (16.67%) Quantitative Research
10 3 (16.67%) Human Factors

Psychology
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Google Analytics
2 6 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Designer
1 6 (33.33%) User Researcher
1 6 (33.33%) UX Designer
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Human Factors Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Junior
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing Executive
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (5.56%) UI Designer
3 1 (5.56%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
1 6 (33.33%) CSS3
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
1 6 (33.33%) HTML5
1 6 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) User Experience
2 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Usability Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Scrum
4 8 (44.44%) Analytics
5 7 (38.89%) Cognitive Psychology
5 7 (38.89%) Information Architecture
5 7 (38.89%) Market Research
6 6 (33.33%) Data Analytics
6 6 (33.33%) Prototyping
6 6 (33.33%) Wireframes
7 5 (27.78%) Actionable Insight
7 5 (27.78%) Customer Insight
8 4 (22.22%) Actionable Customer Insight
9 3 (16.67%) Human Factors
9 3 (16.67%) Qualitative Research
9 3 (16.67%) Quantitative Research
10 2 (11.11%) Ethnography
10 2 (11.11%) Open Source
10 2 (11.11%) Telesales
10 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Postgraduate
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) ClickTale
2 1 (5.56%) Google